The Onion Picker: Carmen Basilio And Boxing In The 1950s

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Author: Youmans, Gary B.

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 224

Release Date: 05-07-2020

Details: On September 23, 1957, Carmen Basilio defeated Sugar Ray Robinson to win the middleweight championship of the world. His remarkable career is a story of survival and perseverance during a fascinating time in boxing history. His refusal to deal with the mobsters who controlled boxing in the 1950s is a testament to his core value of living an honorable life on his own terms. Carmen Basilio would move up in weight class for the opportunity to challenge the great Sugar Ray Robinson for his title. This action-packed story is a compelling look back at one of the most magical periods in sports history… the 'Golden Era of Boxing.’

EAN: 9798663446334

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.6 inches

Languages: English